Cockayne memoranda. To which is added a pedigree compiled by G.E. Adams. Also a history of Cockayne-Hatley church, by R.N. Cust

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Page xviii - Atkinson; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office, otherwise the said licence and permission to be void and of none effect : and also to command that the said royal concession and declaration be registered in his Majesty's College of Arms.
Page 129 - God for the same, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following...
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Page 158 - Published 1688. in about 9 sheets in 12 43. The Acceptable Sacrifice, or the Excellency of a Broken Heart; shewing the Nature, Signs and proper Effects of a Contrite Spirit.
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